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Preet Gill’s reveals her father inspired her to become first female Sikh MP

By: Sarwar Alam

By NADEEM BADSHAH BRITAIN’S first female Sikh MP has paid tribute to her late father for inspiring her to launch a political career. Preet Gill made history last week after receiving 24,124 votes to retain the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour. In an interview with Eastern Eye, she described the moment as “phenomenal” and spoke of the lessons her dad Daljit Singh taught her through his community work after he arrived in England in 1962. Gill, a former councillor who served as a board member of the Sikh Network, said he encouraged his five daughters and two sons to help…

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